23 April 2010 2 Comments

Substance, Substance, Substance

You can’t bluff a start-up. It’s a no bluff zone. That’s the reality. You can’t achieve anything without substance.

23 February 2010 0 Comments

Thinking and Creativity the True Driving Forces Behind Entrepreneurship

The importance of thinking to the entrepreneurial process is often underestimate. This post includes an informative interview by Yanky Fachler with Dr. Edward De Bono that explores this topic.

15 October 2009 0 Comments

The Potential of “In App” Purchasing for Free iPhone Apps

Wow, this could be a game changer. This effectively allows for a truly freemium business model for iPhone app developers.

4 August 2009 1 Comment

Being a “Copy Cat” or a “True Original” – What’s Best for Your Start-up?

One of the most important decisions that you will make as an entrepreneur is deciding if you will follow in the footsteps of established companies in your sector or blaze a new trail of your own.

14 July 2009 0 Comments

Creating a “Fan Base”. It Should be the Cornerstone of Your Start-up Marketing Strategy

Last Sunday, I was in line to get an armband so I could into the “pit” for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. I was number 865 in the line and surrounded by hardcore Boss fans. The gig was in Dublin but most of the people around me were not Irish. They were from all over the Globe. You couldn’t get anymore die hard than these fans.

28 June 2009 3 Comments

Are You Comment Worthy?

As a start-up word of mouth is your only shot. It’s all you have. As a result, you must focus on being comment worthy. You must stand out. However, it takes guts to stand out.

22 February 2009 0 Comments

NYC Mayor Bloomberg says “follow in my footsteps” to laid off bankers.

Mike Bloomberg is to invest $45 million in financial start ups that are set up by laid off bankers. Some of this money will go on incubator units to help these new start ups get off the ground. Mayor Bloomberg sees opportunity in this recession, and as a result, New York City could become the […]